10/14 Tell Martha Not to Moan by the Athena Project

World Premiere of
Tell Martha Not to Moan
By Clinnesha D. Sibley
Athena Project is pleased to invite all non-equity African American actors to participate in auditions for our upcoming World Premiere of Tell Martha Not to Moan by Clinnesha D. Sibley, directed by Melissa McCarl.
Auditions will be held BY APPOINTMENT ONLY via email on October 14, 2012, from 1pm-4pm and callbacks will be Oct 16 from 6pm-9pm all at The Edge Theatre in Lakewood, 9797 W. Colfax Avenue (near Kipling and next to Disguises Costume Shop). Please prepare a 1 minute dramatic or comedic monologue and bring 2 headshots/resumes with you.

The performances will take place in Aurora at The Aurora Fox Studio Theatre over the course of 2 weeks, March 15-31, 2013. The play will perform Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm. Rehearsals will be evenings and weekends most likely beginning in January, 2013. To schedule an appointment please e-mail auditions@athenaprojectfestival.org.
October 14 from 1-4pm at The Edge by appointment only
Callbacks will be from 6-9pm on October 16 at The Edge. Please plan to be available for the whole time.
How to Audition:
Email your audition appointment requests to auditions@athenaprojectfestival.org
DO NOT EMAIL YOUR PIC AND RESUME (just bring 2 copies with you)
In the email, please tell us:
· Your sex
· Your age range
· Your preferred audition time
We will do everything we can to schedule your audition as close to your preferred time as possible, but cannot guarantee it.
We will schedule your appointment within 24-48 hours. Please do not call The Edge for info, as this is coordinated solely by Athena Project. We will only be giving audition slots via email and we can only answer questions via that email.
The Edge Theatre, 9797 W. Colfax Avenue, in Lakewood near Kipling, next to Disguises Costume Shop.
Please prepare a ONE MINUTE comedic or dramatic monologue. Please note you will be timed and we will ask you to stop should you go over the minute allotted.
Please bring 2 head shots and resumes for the director/producer who will be present. You will be emailed a casting info/schedule sheet when you receive your audition time. Please fill one out (you can type right into the boxes), and attach one to each picture and resume to bring with you.

Plays & Roles Available

Tell Martha Not to Moan by Clinnesha Sibley
MARTHA PATTERSON: An 87 year old African-American twice-retired school teacher.

DANIEL PATTERSON/DETECTIVE WESTON: Martha and Leroy’s deceased son. The same actor plays the detective.

CASSIE FRANKLIN: A 57 year old African-American woman. She dated Daniel back in the day and is now Martha and Leroy’s home care provider.

TOMMY CONYERS: A 57 year old African-American man. He is an officer of the law and Cassie’s lover of 40 years.

LOOTER: Middle-aged African-American male.



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